No box of potato flakes will ever set foot in my pantry – homemade mashed potatoes are so much yummier & soooo simple to make. I’m all for the standard mash, but sometimes I like to take them to the next level. Enter my Loaded Mashed Potatoes…a whipped, silky, creamy, cheesy accompaniment that easily takes the place of your typical potato side!
- 6 medium potatoes, cubed (skins optional)
- 1/2 cup milk – more or less to taste
- 4 tbsp salted butter
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
(Stop here – everything above this is my Basic Mashed Potato recipe & can be used without the ingredients below!)
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 1/2 cup cheddar cheese
- 2 green onions, chopped
- 4 slices bacon, cooked & chopped
And here’s how you make it:
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